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Topics: Precious metals, Jewelry
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by Gabriel Tarde
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LibriVox recording of Underground Man by Gabriel Tarde (1843 - 1904). (Translated by Cloudesley Shovell Henry Brereton (1863 - 1937).) Read in English by Ruth Golding. This post-apocalyptic novella tells the story of the downfall of civilisation and mankind following a solar cataclysm in the late 20th century. To survive, the remnants of humanity had to build a new civilization underground in the complete absence of all species except mankind, choosing to base it only on love and beauty, the...
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by Charles L. Fontenay
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Dark Kensington had been dead for twenty-five years. It was a fact; everyone knew it. Then suddenly he reappeared, youthful, brilliant, ready to take over the Phoenix, the rebel group that worked to overthrow the tyranny that gripped the settlers on Mars. The Phoenix had been destroyed not once, not twice, but three times! But this time the resurrected Dark had new plans, plans which involved dangerous experiments in mutation and psionics. And now the rebels realized they were in double...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, scifi, science fiction, sci-fi
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of Nightmare Planet by Murray Leinster. Read by Zachary Brewster-Geisz In science-fiction, as in all categories of fiction, there are stories that are so outstanding from the standpoint of characterization, concept, and background development that they remain popular for decades. Two such stories were Murray Leinster's The Mad Planet and Red Dust. Originally published in 1923, they have been reprinted frequently both here and abroad. They are now scheduled for book...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, science fiction, fantasy, pulp, giant insects, giant spiders, burl
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by Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of The Pirates of Ersatz, by Murray Leinster. Read by Elliott Miller. Bron is the offspring of infamous space pirates but instead of following in the family footsteps he decides to become an electronic engineer. Unfortunately, every time he tries to get out, something pulls him back in. This is a tongue-in-cheek space adventure along the lines of the Stainless Steel Rat by Harry Harrison. It was originally published in the FEB-APR issues of Astounding Science Fiction in 1959....
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by Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of The Hate Disease, by Murray Leinster. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Dr. Calhoun and his pet tormal Murgatroyd work for the Interstellar Medical Service making routine public health inspections on far-flung colonial planets. When they reach Tallien Three they are greeted with a rocket attack by the Paras, a mutated form of human rapidly replacing the “normals”. The normals think it’s a pandemic of demonic possession but Calhoun has his doubts. If he can keep...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, science fiction, doctor, disease, pets, hate, scavengers, smoke
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Fritz Leiber
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LibriVox recording of The Big Time by Fritz Leiber. Read by Karen Savage. A classic locked room mystery, in a not-so-classic setting. (Intro by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (104MB)
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by Homer
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Librivox recording of The Odyssey , by Homer (transl. Samuel Butler). The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad ), attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 BC. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad , and concerns the events that befall the Greek hero Odysseus in his long journey back to his native land Ithaca after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to return to his native land of Ithaca after...
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Topics: LibriVox, literature, audiobook, homer, classics, adventure, poetry
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by Charles Francis Saunders
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LibriVox recording of Under The Sky In California by Charles Francis Saunders. Read in English by David Wales This is a 1913 travelogue by a then-well-known botanist who wrote many books about the American Southwest and California in particular. This popular book went into three printings. “…the main concern of the author has been to draw attention to an immensity of almost unexplored mountain, desert, canon and flowery plain,… This is the real California…. Like all genuine things, it...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, United States, California, travelogue, early twentieth century
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LibriVox recording of Tenting To-Night; A Chronicle Of Sport And Adventure In Glacier Park And The Cascade Mountains by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Read in English by David Wales. This is the second of two travelogues published by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Both deal with Glacier National Park, and this book also deals with the Cascade Mountains (The other is entitled Through Glacier Park). Rinehart wrote hundreds of short stories, poems, travelogues and articles, though she is most famous...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, United States, West, travelogue, glacier national park, cascade mountains
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by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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LibriVox recording of Through Glacier Park; Seeing America First With Howard Eaton by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Read in English by David Wales. This is the first of two travelogues published by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Both deal with Glacier National Park. (The other is entitled Tenting To-night, which also deals with the Cascade Mountains.) Rinehart wrote hundreds of short stories, poems, travelogues and articles, though she is most famous for her mystery stories. The region that became...
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by Rupert Brooke
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LibriVox recording of Letters From America by Rupert Brooke. Read in English by David Wales "[Rupert Brooke] started in May 1913 on a journey to the United States, Canada, and the South Seas, from which he returned next year at the beginning of June. The first thirteen chapters of this book were written as letters to the Westminster Gazette. He would probably not have republished them in their present form, as he intended to write a longer book on his travels; but they are now printed with...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, America, United States, Canada, Samoa, travelogue, early twentieth century
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by Friedrich Nietzsche
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Thus Spoke Zarathustra Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None (German: Also sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen) is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, composed in four parts between 1883 and 1885. Much of the work deals with ideas such as the "eternal recurrence of the same", the parable on the "death of God", and the "prophecy" of the Übermensch, which were first introduced in The Gay Science.[1] Described by...
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Topics: Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Ubermensch, Superman, Overman, Human All Too Human,...
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by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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DANGEROUS ASSIGNMENT Film actor Brian Donlevy played Steve Mitchell, international operative whose had two jobs. Get in and out of danger. Donlevy had the voice and delivery to make the show sound plausible, even if it was routine Cold War brush fire stuff. Herb Butterfield was the Commissioner, a taskmaster shrouded in secrecy who served up the situations that Mitchell seems never to refuse. The Commissioner's secretary is played by Betty Moran. She actually seems to care about the Steve's...
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Secret Agent K-7 Returns.This fifteen minute series of mystery and espionage from 1939 offered pre world war ll spy stories.
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Old Time Radio
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Old Time Radio Program "Lights Out." Enjoy.
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Topics: Old Time Radio, Lights Out, Horror, Anthology, 1930s, 1940s
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The Chase is an exciting Old Time Radio series in which every episode contains, well, a chase. It may be an adventure story, a crime story, or even science fiction, but there will always be a chase.
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by Edwin E. Slosson
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LibriVox recording of Easy Lessons in Einstein by Edwin E. Slosson. Published in 1920, Slosson’s Easy Lessons in Einstein is one of the first popularizations of Einstein’s theory of relativity. This book is meant to convey to the general reader the ideas of relativity in non-mathematical terms, by the use of thought experiements and pop-cultural references of the day. This edition also includes a short article by Einstein on Time, Space and Gravitation. (Summary by JoeD) For further...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, science, non-fiction, physics, relativity, theory
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by H. Beam Piper
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A galactic war has left the Terran Federation in ruins. Formerly civilized planets have decivilized into barbarism. Space Vikings roam the wreckage, plundering and killing for gain. Lord Lucas Trask of Traskon was no admirer of the Space Vikings, but when murder takes his wife on his wedding day, Trask trades everything he has for his own Space Viking ship and sets out on a galaxy-wide quest for revenge. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
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LibriVox recording of The Coming Race, by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton. Read by Maire Rhode. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton (1803-1873) was an English novelist, poet, playright, and politician. Lord Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his day, who coined such phrases as "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the infamous incipit "It was a dark and stormy night." The...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, science fiction, sci-fi, Vril-ya
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of At the Earth's Core, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. This is the first book in the Pellucidar series. Pellucidar is a fictional Hollow Earth milieu invented by Edgar Rice Burroughs for a series of action adventure stories. The stories initially involve the adventures of mining heir David Innes and his inventor friend Abner Perry after they use an "iron mole" to burrow 500 miles into the earth's crust. (adapted from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, science fiction, edgar rice burroughs, pellucidar
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by J.G. M'Pherson
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LibriVox recording of Meteorology; or Weather Explained. Weather Explained: Fog, clouds, rain, haze, thunder, cyclones, dew point and how to count dust motes are just a few of the 35 topics covered in short, easy to read and understand chapters in this book published in 1905. (Summary by phil chenevert) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, non-fiction, instruction, science, weather, meteorology
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Old Time Radio
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(23 Episodes) "American Adventure" The "American Adventure" series is a wonderful drama series depicting important moments in American History. Actors portray these stories so well, that you can very nearly ...smell the fire burning.. or taste the freshly brewed coffee ... or even hear the birds singing above the lakes.... The American Adventure series (1955-1956) is brought to us by NBC with the cooperation of the University of North Carolina and with Sponsorship Funded by...
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR History American, OTR Adventure, OTR Family Values, -*-SPONSOR: Ford...
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by Jules Verne
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Librivox recording of A Journey to the Interior of the earth, by Jules Verne. Journey to the Interior of the Earth is an 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre de la Terre). The story involves a professor who leads his nephew and hired guide down a volcano in Iceland to the "center of the Earth". They encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in southern...
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Topics: librivox, literature, adventure, audiobook
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The Lum Edwards Collection
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Old Time Radio Programs. Adventures In Research.
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE EYES OF RADIO Through the magic of radio this unique collection of shows captures American History like no other medium can. From dramatizations of events prior to the formation of the United States and our fight for freedom from England through manifest destiny and our push to the Pacific Ocean. From live radio broadcasts of a date which will live in infamy to the resignation of a defeated and humiliated President and so much more. These shows will offer hours of...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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SEARS RADIO THEATER Sears Radio Theater was a radio drama anthology series which ran weeknightly on CBS Radio in 1979, sponsored by the Sears chain. Often paired with The CBS Radio Mystery Theater during its first season, the program offered a different genre of drama for each day's broadcast. In 1980, the program moved to the Mutual Broadcasting System and became the Mutual Radio Theater. The Mutual series broadcast repeats from the CBS run until September 1980, when a short season of new...
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Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Sears Radio Theater,...
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by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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FRONTIER FIGHTERS This is not your typical western drama -- it is a series that will transport you back in time to the days of the wild, unsettled west. Retrace the steps of heroes who, despite the odds, fought and conquered the West. Frontier Fighters was a syndicated series that ran sometime during the 1930s. Each show dealt with some bit of history about the early West and ran for approximately 15 minutes. From Robert La Salle's navigation of the Mississippi River, to Lewis and Clark's...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
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The First 38 shows of the series are here.
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Topics: Old Time Radio, Western, Wild Bill Hickock
Old Time Radio
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This 1957-58 Science Fiction Anthology show was broadcast over the Mutual Broadcasting network and Narrated by John Campbell, Jr. Included here are 26 of the 29 episodes that were made.
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Topics: Exploring Tomorrow, Old Time Radio, Science Fiction
Old Time Radio
by Isaac Asimov
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The Foundation Trilogy concists of: 1. Foundations 2. Foundation and Empire 3. Second Foundation The Foundation Trilogy is an epic science fiction series written over a span of forty-four years by Isaac Asimov. It consists of seven volumes that are closely linked to each other, although they can be read separately. The series is highly acclaimed, winning the one-time Hugo Award for "Best All-Time Series" in 1966. The premise of the series is that mathematician Hari Seldon spent his...
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Topics: Isaac Asimov, Foundation, Foundation Trilogy, Sci Fi, Science Fiction, psychohistory
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by Zane Grey
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LibriVox recording of Riders of the Purple Sage, by Zane Grey. Read by Laurie Anne Walden. The year is 1871, and wealthy ranch owner Jane Withersteen is in trouble. She has incurred the displeasure of her Mormon church leaders by refusing to marry a church elder and by befriending Gentiles (non-Mormons). In rides Lassiter, the quintessential Western hero: mysterious, purposeful, a deadly gunslinger, but with an unexpected streak of gentleness. While Lassiter is assisting Jane at the ranch, her...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobook, western, cowboy
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950)
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LibriVox recording of The Lost Continent, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by lucylou40. Originally published under the title Beyond Thirty . The novel, set in the year 2137, was heavily influenced by the events of World War I. In the future world depicted in the novel, Europe has descended into barbarism while an isolationist Western Hemisphere remains sheltered from the destruction. The title Beyond Thirty refers to the degree of longitude that inhabitants of the Western Hemisphere are forbidden...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by varous, translated by various translators
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The Pre-Socratic Greek philosophers, that is, the philosopher-scientists who lived before or contemporaneously to Socrates, were the first men in the Western world to establish a line of inquiry regarding the natural phenomena that rejected the traditional religious explanations and searched for rational explanations. Even though they do not form a school of thought, they can be considered the fathers of philosophy and many other sciences as we have them now. None of their works is extant, so,...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, non-fiction, philosophy, Ancient Greece
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Soyen Shaku
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LibriVox recording of Sermons of a Buddhist Abbot by Soyen Shaku. (Translated by Daisetz Suzuki.) Read in English by Jendia; Mike Pelton; Jacki Horn; csheeler; William Gavula Look! it's the science of sitting, No! it's the science of meditating, No! it's Zen. If you wanted to know anything regarding Zen Buddhism and you did not have the opportunity then here is your chance to listen to the wisdom of a Zen Buddhist Abbot who toured the United States in 1905-6 and most of the sections in this...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, religion, buddhism, zen, zen for americans, dharma
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by Henry David Thoreau
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Librivox recording of Walden by Henry David Thoreau Read by Gord Mackenzie. Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two days around the shores of Walden Pond. Walden is neither a novel nor a true autobiography, but a social critique of the Western World, with each chapter heralding some aspect of humanity that needed to be either renounced or praised. Along with...
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Old Time Radio
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by James Allen
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LibriVox recording of Byways to Blessedness by James Allen. Read in English by Andrea Fiore James Allen instructs us on how to improve our life and spiritual well-being through the power of positive thinking. He teaches us to live in the present and appreciate the moment. Allen asserts that the power of each person to form his own character and create his own happiness is within. "Life is full of beginnings. They are presented every day and every hour to every person. Most beginnings are...
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by James Allen
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Librivox recording of As a Man Thinketh by James Allen. Read by Mark Cawley Allen's books illustrate the use of the power of thought to increase personal capabilities. Although he never achieved great fame or wealth, his works continue to influence people around the world, including the New Thought movement. Allen's most famous book, As a Man Thinketh, was published in 1902. It is now considered a classic self-help book. Its underlying premise is that noble thoughts make a noble person, while...
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Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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CLOAK AND DAGGER Cloak and Dagger opened over the NBC network on May 7, 1950. It had a short run through the Summer on Sundays, changing to Fridays after its Summer run. The last show aired Oct. 22, 1950. The series told fictional stories of OSS agents during World War II who took dangerous missions behind enemy lines, knowing they may never return alive. The theme music was either identical or very similar to that used by Tales of the Texas Rangers . Sherman Marks directed. The cast...
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